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Diversity: Minority Entrepreneurship and the Economy

Diversity: Minority Entrepreneurship and the Economy

Activity Description

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This worksheet will foster a discussion on diversity of race, ethnicity, sex, and veteran status through the lens of entrepreneurship. Students will examine minority-owned business growth over the past decade and how it has affected our nation.

Suggested Grade Level

9-12

Approximate Time Required

45 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Analyze the economic impact of changes in minority entrepreneurship, using U.S. census data.
  • Explain the impact of shifts in the number of minority business owners on the U.S. economy over time.
  • Analyze and evaluate research data to draw conclusions or to solve a problem.

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